The Office of Alumni Affairs works to inform, inspire and involve Princeton’s global community of 90,000 undergraduate and graduate alumni around the world in the life of the University for a lifetime of learning, enrichment and service.
Reporting to the Senior Associate Director for Regional Affairs, the Associate Director of Affinity Groups will be an integral member of a newly expanded three-person team within the Office of Alumni Affairs with primary responsibility for working with and supporting the work of alumni and alumni volunteers who engage with each other on the basis of a shared affinity or ethnic affiliation. The team will consist of an Associate Director of Affinity Groups, an Associate Director of Affiliated Groups and the Princeton Prize in Race Relations, and a coordinator. The Associate Director of Affinity Groups plays an important role in articulating a strategic framework for identifying the new affinity-based organizations and in determining what services the Office of Alumni Affairs can provide. This position will partner with designated organizations to build strong leadership teams with deep alumni pipelines for future success and will help these organizations promote interactions between alumni and develop mentoring relationships with students as appropriate.
Major responsibilities of this position include maintaining regular contact with the volunteer leaders of Princeton's affinity groups (i.e., women and veterans), working in close partnership with the volunteer leaders of these organizations to ensure a broad range of on and off-campus engagement opportunities, communications, programs and events.
This position also plays an active role in planning and implementing affinity-based conferences on campus, which includes managing a volunteer steering committee, content development, speaker recruitment, budgetary oversight, and follow-up planning, working closely with the communications and events teams in the Office of Alumni Affairs.
As a member of the greater Regional Affairs team, the Associate Director will work closely with colleagues who support Princeton's broad network of clubs and regional associations, providing assistance on an as-needed basis, and will be expected to participate in all team and Office of Alumni Affairs-related activities, programs and events, giving support as required.
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